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Candlelit Portrait

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Well done, Don.
 

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I like it Don!
 

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Very nice
 

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Like it Don
 

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Lovely +1 the above
 

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Nice one Don
 
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Very nice
 

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Took a lockdown to make a photographer out of you :roll:

I jest but in all seriousness, the state our world is in today, this photograph encapsulates the worries, thoughts, praying and all sorts of things that we're going through at present, and I feel that's why you're getting no other comments other than "Good photograph" type of comments.

There's loads of emotion in this and you've captured it perfectly. And when all is over, please get this printed and framed - I bet your daughter loves this one but just won't admit to liking it! :)
 

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Took a lockdown to make a photographer out of you :roll:

I jest but in all seriousness, the state our world is in today, this photograph encapsulates the worries, thoughts, praying and all sorts of things that we're going through at present, and I feel that's why you're getting no other comments other than "Good photograph" type of comments.

There's loads of emotion in this and you've captured it perfectly. And when all is over, please get this printed and framed - I bet your daughter loves this one but just won't admit to liking it! :)
Sorry, I thought I had replied. This is not a totally original idea, I saw something like it somewhere quite a while ago and it stayed in my head.

I agree, the overall feeling of this does reflect things, and maybe that is why I decided it was time to do this.

She has given no comment on it at all.
 

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Fantastic image Don! It portrays the same feeling as being in a semi state of trance when you just sit and gaze into an open fire - it almost mesmerizes you. It's probably just me, but I have a hard time trying to understand the intense red colour being given off by the bright white light of the candles.
I hope you don't mind, but I did lessen the intensity of the red and added a bit of colour (just to please myself) but I'm sure it won't be to everyone's taste :)
DonS-Candles.jpg
 

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Fantastic image Don! It portrays the same feeling as being in a semi state of trance when you just sit and gaze into an open fire - it almost mesmerizes you. It's probably just me, but I have a hard time trying to understand the intense red colour being given off by the bright white light of the candles.
I hope you don't mind, but I did lessen the intensity of the red and added a bit of colour (just to please myself) but I'm sure it won't be to everyone's taste :)
Thanks! The candles are more orange than white, but it is probably the table. It has a redish finish to it. I never thought to adjust it because that it how it looked when I took the photo.

I did toy with a mono conversion.
 

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Thanks! The candles are more orange than white, but it is probably the table. It has a redish finish to it. I never thought to adjust it because that it how it looked when I took the photo. I did toy with a mono conversion.
Cheers Don. I must admit, I played with a B&W myself. It looked OK. I used the "Calculations" method to do it and it pops.
 

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Terrific photo. Well done!
 

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I missed this one earlier. Well done indeed! I wouldn't change a thing in the original.
 

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